Addiction memoirs are becoming ever so popular. It seems a boat load of recovering addicts want to tell their story. … Learn More about Addiction Memoir – A Guide to Creating Your Own Memoir
The last few weeks, I have been in a funk. No, I haven't thought about using. No, I haven't doubted being sober. Yet, I wasn't happy. I felt hopeless and lost in recovery. It was almost as if I was in a deep depression. Nothing seemed to work right. I didn't want to do any work or even write which always calms me down. I didn't want to do a damn thing. Honestly, if I didn't have my little … [Read more...] about Feeling Lost In Recovery Is A Blessing In Disguise
This week's posts are all about being you and finding yourself. The sober you also known as the real you. I mean what a difference. Think about how you were in active addiction, at your worst. That moment when you hit your rock bottom and you might have been at rock bottom for quite a long time. But then came that moment of clarity. The moment the truth smacked you square in the face. That … [Read more...] about Sober is The New Cool: 11 Reasons Why
Am I gay? The term "gay for the stay" is prison related but, it happens quite often during active drug addiction. Let me explain. There is a huge difference between being a drug addict in the suburbs or country compared to being a drug addict in the big city. I know this from personal experience. In the city, women are much more extreme and it's a whole different world for an addict. Or … [Read more...] about Same-Sex Relationship In Active Addiction?
Any intimate relationship can be difficult. Whether it be boyfriend and girlfriend, husband and wife, girlfriend and girlfriend or engaged, divorced, or off and on for years. It doesn't matter who your significant other is, it's how your relationship is. How you connect with one another. That being said, what about two addicts in a relationship? I'm talking about those relationships that … [Read more...] about Addictive Relationships In Active Addiction
This is a guest post by an extremely inspirational and powerful woman. From the first time, I found myself on jameemaree.com, I was mesmerized. Her style of writing is genuine and she speaks from the heart. Not to mention, we share a similar passion for empowering women. This story is the first in a new series being featured on Maintaining Miracles titled Love in Addiction. The author tells … [Read more...] about Love in Addiction: In Love With An Addict
Whether you are in a recovery program or in self-recovery, a treatment plan is an essential tool for you to have. I'm not telling you to map out every little detail of your life from here on out. Not at all but, the truth of the matter is that you need to complete a set list of goals in order to achieve, both long-term and short-term success. Not only is this an essential element in recovery … [Read more...] about Create Your Own Treatment Plan